Monthly Archives: May 2016

She’s shy

This side of the barn looks as though she (I have claimed her as my favorite beautiful barn girl) is hiding this open side of her with a great big fan…made of trees.  Tomorrow we get closer to seeing what … Continue reading

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Exploring the other sides

Hopefully you aren’t bored with barns yet 😉 but this week I will be taking you in and through my favorite abandoned barn but they will all be in black and white.  Why you may ask?  Well, besides artistic license, … Continue reading

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Landscapes – Orton or No Orton?

So what is the Orton Effect?  According to Wikipedia ‘Orton imagery, also called an Orton slide sandwich or the Orton Effect, is a photography technique which blends two completely different photos of the same scene, resulting in a distinctive mix … Continue reading

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The sun finally set

I drove past this old barn – featured here in April – yesterday and it was reduced to just a small pile of wood.  The home in front of it still stood but they have begun to remove parts of … Continue reading

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Toy Store for Photographers

Maybe toy store isn’t the proper adjective to use when describing my favorite photography store – Midwest Photo Exchange – but whenever I go there it is like a toy store to me.  They have gear galore there.  Camera bags … Continue reading

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Inside of a work area

This was as close as I’ve ever gotten to this barn.  In past visits this side work area, attached but separate from the main barn, was always closed.  This day the door was wide open and I cautiously walked in…well … Continue reading

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You couldn’t shoot the side of a barn

Yes I could! Well, most of it anyway – the parts that weren’t covered by the vines and other vegetation.  There were so many openings where windows and doors once stood; I could see some of the inside of the … Continue reading

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